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Reply #210 on: June 08, 2020, 01:37:20 AM
Funky.  :D 

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Reply #211 on: June 08, 2020, 08:19:50 AM
How to See SpaceX's Starlink Satellite 'Train' in the Night Sky

I saw this last night without knowing what it was. I was a little freaked out, it was a steady stream of satellites spaced out evenly. I lost count around 30.

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Reply #212 on: June 08, 2020, 10:18:49 AM
We saw this a couple of weeks ago. My Daughter-In-Law said she saw a planes flying over after dark, then another and another and... We counted about 30 in the Western sky flying North to South in a steady stream over about 15-20 min. It was pretty freaky, just distant lights moving quickly one behind another. Sobered me up in a hurry I tell you!  :o

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Reply #213 on: July 07, 2020, 05:38:45 PM

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Reply #214 on: July 07, 2020, 05:47:02 PM
^Very cool. Sounds like it should be visible at dusk starting July 11.

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Reply #215 on: July 08, 2020, 08:24:56 PM

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Reply #216 on: July 08, 2020, 11:47:41 PM
I didn't know we still had one working up there.  :o  Is that the original or a newer one?

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Reply #217 on: July 09, 2020, 06:08:16 AM
Its not really the sort of thing that you can trade in for a newer model. Thoughts of little green 4-armed Mars Rover dealers.

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Reply #218 on: July 09, 2020, 11:14:02 PM
I thought both had died. So one is still working? Damn, they got their money's worth outta that one.  :applause:  Unless....'somebody' wants it to keep going.  :o

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Reply #219 on: July 10, 2020, 08:50:55 AM
I thought both had died. So one is still working? Damn, they got their money's worth outta that one.  :applause:  Unless....'somebody' wants it to keep going.  :o

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Reply #220 on: July 10, 2020, 11:58:14 AM
And, Sciencing the s--t out of it.

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Reply #221 on: July 18, 2020, 12:48:13 AM
Got out with the wife to see NEOWISE tonight. We needed binoculars to see it well but it was very cool.  We also saw the ISS fly overhead.

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Reply #222 on: July 18, 2020, 02:46:51 AM
That's awesome, doctorquest!  I suddenly wish I had binoculars.  :) 


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Reply #223 on: July 18, 2020, 07:22:00 AM
hat sounds great  :bigthumb:

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Reply #224 on: July 23, 2020, 09:12:11 PM

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